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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Yasha Zemel returns a hit during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky mens tennis falls 4-3 to Baylor in Elite Eight of ITA Indoor Championships

Aaron Benjamin February 20, 2022

The Kentucky mens tennis team was taken down in its second-round match against the No. 2 seeded Baylor Bears on Saturday night. UK fell 4-3 against the Bears in its match that took place at the Seattle...

Yasha Zemel celebrates during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 10 Kentucky mens tennis defeats USC 4-0; advances in ITA indoor championship

Aaron Benjamin February 19, 2022

No. 10 Kentucky mens tennis (9-1) won its first-round match of the ITA Indoor Championship on Friday, defeating USC (6-2) 4-0. The match was part of the 16th annual ITA indoor championship currently being...

Liam Draxl pumps his fist during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 12 Kentucky men’s tennis sweep Dayton in doubleheader to open season

Hunter Shelton January 15, 2022

No. 12 Kentucky men’s tennis began its 2022 campaign in style on Saturday, sweeping the Dayton Flyers in a doubleheader at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington.  The Flyers did not win a single...

Millen Hurrion hypes up the Wildcats before the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Cats defeat Vanderbilt behind Hurrion, Draxl and Diallo

Hunter Shelton March 12, 2021

After an excellent performance versus Arkansas a week ago, the No. 22 UK men’s tennis team returned to action on Friday afternoon, hosting the struggling Vanderbilt Commodores at the Hilary J. Boone...

Gabriel Diallo celebrates with his doubles partner during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Men’s Tennis finishes off road stretch with 4-1 win over Auburn

Hunter Shelton February 28, 2021

After dropping a heartbreaker in Tuscaloosa, the No. 15 UK men’s tennis team looked to finish their three-match road trip with a win, staying in the Yellowhammer State to take on Auburn.  The 4-6...

César Bourgois and Gabriel Diallo listen to their coach during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky slips up in Tuscaloosa 4-3, dips below .500 in SEC play

Hunter Shelton February 26, 2021

After falling to No. 10 Texas A&M in College Station last time out, the No. 15 UK men’s tennis team looked to rebound in game two of its three-match road trip Friday, facing off with the 8-4 (0-2...

Gabriel Diallo returns a hit during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 16 Cats kick off conference action with sweep of LSU

Hunter Shelton February 21, 2021

The No. 16 UK men’s tennis team began conference play on Sunday. After taking their first loss of the season against No. 1 USC, the Cats bounced back nicely and vanquished in-state rival Louisville...

Kentucky knocks off Louisville in first match after USC defeat

Hunter Shelton February 14, 2021

Coming off their first loss, in which it pushed the No. 1 USC Trojans to the limit, the No. 19 UK men’s tennis team looked to get back to winning ways on Sunday, matching up with in-state rival...

Men’s Tennis drops first match in fierce battle with No. 1 USC

Hunter Shelton February 10, 2021

The No. 19 UK men’s tennis team hit the road for the first time on Wednesday, facing their biggest challenge of the season. Their undefeated record was on the line as they matched up against the...

Kentucky mens tennis assistant coach Matthew Gordon knuckle bumps Wildcat Joshua Lapadat in the match vs. Duke.IMAGE OBTAINED FROM UK ATHLETICS. PHOTO BY GRANT LEE, UK ATHLETICS. CREDIT: GRACE BRADLEY, UK ATHLETICS

No. 19 Cats hang on for 4-3 victory against Duke; undefeated matchup set vs. USC

Hunter Shelton February 7, 2021

The No. 19 UK men’s tennis team claimed its third Power Five victory of the season on Sunday, outlasting the Duke Blue Devils inside the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.  The Cats came into the...

Alexandre LeBlanc and Liam Draxl celebrate in doubles competition versus Virginia Tech.IMAGE OBTAINED FROM UK ATHLETICS. PHOTO BY GRACE BRADLEY.

No. 19 Kentucky 8-0 after gritty Virginia Tech win

Hunter Shelton February 5, 2021

After a clean sweep in their doubleheader against Dayton on Wednesday, the No. 19 ranked UK men's tennis team welcomed in fellow Power Five opponent Virginia Tech to the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.  Coming off their...

Liam Draxl high-fives a teammate during Kentucky match with Dayton.IMAGE OBTAINED FROM UK ATHLETICS.

No. 19 Cats now 7-0 following doubleheader sweep of visiting Flyers

Hunter Shelton February 3, 2021

After moving up two spots in the latest Oracle ITA Rankings, the No. 19 UK men’s tennis team continued to roll on Wednesday, sweeping a doubleheader against Dayton inside the Hilary J. Boone Tennis...

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